Mid- to Late 20th-Century Illustrators

 
Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Limited to 750 copies signed by the artist on an extra illustrated limitation page, Fine in Very Good+ dustjacket (moderate wear to the dustjacket), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

The scarce signed limited edition of BWS' art book featuring a tipped-in vellum limitation page illustrated with a beautiful pen & ink drawing of a...

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The Book of Virgil Finlay
  $75.00
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Gerry de la Ree, Virgil Finlay, de la Ree, Gerry, Finlay, Virgil, Near Fine (tiny bump to lower corner, otherwise Fine, unread), New York, Flare/Avon, 1976, 2nd, 0380007703, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 128 pages, over 120 illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

The first Finlay collection is really the best of Finlay. Quality reproduction from the original artwork. This is a paperback reprint of the Gerry de la Ree...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Signed by the artist, Near Fine (mild dents and bits of rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, very flat, tight, and clean), Fantagor, Kansas City, MO, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 64 pages, 71 color and 25 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

Signed by Corben! From Corben's own publishing house Fantagor, a second collection of Corben paintings, fully annotated by the artist. With 71 color and...

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Illustration Magazine #72
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Very Fine, The Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2021, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 80 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, color wraps, English

This issue covers three artists: - Frank Fruzyna (33 pages with 5 color and 33 black & white illustrations). - C. C. Beall (20 pages with 37 color...

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Troy Howarth, Howarth, Troy, Very Fine, Baltimore, Midnight Marquee Press, Inc., 2015, 1st, 9781936168507, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 236 pages, color, Softcover, color wraps, English

From the publisher: Vol. 1: 1963-1973 Beginning with the release of Mario Bava's THE GIRL WHO KNEW TOO MUCH in 1963, Italian filmmakers developed and...

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Color Sketch for a Cover
  $300.00
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Signed by the artist, Very Good+, Kinstler, Everett Raymond, Everett Raymond Kinstler, 9.5 inches, 7 inches, color

The 7 x 9.5 inch color sketch is mounted and framed to an overall size of 13 x 16 inches. The artist has written a note to the buyer on the back: For...

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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Fine, issued without dustjacket (very light rubbing to covers, spine ends and corners sharp, interior very sharp), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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The Studio
  $275.00
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Jeffrey Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jones, Michael Kaluta, Barry Windsor-Smith, Berni Wrightson, Jeffrey, Near Fine (corners very lightly bent, light shelfwear, mild dent to the fore-edge of the front cover and diminishing over the first few pages, no thumbdents, spine unbroken, covers and pages generally flat and clean), Dragon's Dream, Holland, 1979, 1st, 12 inches, 12 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This is the famous and scarce monograph on the four artists who shared a studio space in New York and became known collectively as "The Studio": Jeffrey...

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Dance the Line: Paintings by Karl Benjamin
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Karl Benjamin, Benjamin, Karl, Print run of 7000 copies, Fine, issued without dustjacket, West Hollywood, CA, Louis Stern Fine Arts, 2007, 1st, 9780974942179, 10.75 inches, 8.25 inches, 124 pages, 62 color illustrations, Hardcover, leather spine, pictorial boards, English

51 paintings, plus an essay by Dave Hickey, and lists of Solo Exhibitions, Group Exhibitions, and Public Collections. Published on the occasion of an...

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Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator
  $195.00
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David Apatoff, Albert Dorne, Apatoff, David, Dorne, Albert, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, San Francisco, Auad Publishing, 2012, 1st, 9781620503591, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 160 pages, over 160 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: Albert Dorne: Master Illustrator is the latest addition to Auad Publishing's Famous Illustrators series. It's a worthy successor to...

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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, One of 195 numbered copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 352 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the signed and numbered edition, featuring a special variant cover, and strictly limited to 195 copies.  From the publisher: This is the...

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The Art of Enric - Pre-Order
  $50.00
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Manuel Dominguez-Navarro, Enric, Dominguez-Navarro, Manuel, Enric, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, FPG, Pittsburgh, 2021, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 350 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

From the publisher: This is the long-overdue, career retrospective collection of one of the finest and most popular illustrators of the 20th and 21st...

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Jeffrey Jones, Jones, Jeffrey, Very Good+ (mild rubbing to the covers, two corner tips slightly frayed, very flat, tight, clean), Underwood Books, Grass Valley, CA, 1994, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, viii, 40 pages, 44 color illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

This volume concentrates on Jones' romantic paintings of the female figure a la Blind Narcissus. 44 pieces, 30 never before published.

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Ioan Szasz, Eyvind Earle, Szasz, Ioan, Earle, Eyvind, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (upper tips bumped otherwise Very Fine, New and Unread), San Francisco, Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, 2017, 2nd, 978-1681882710, 10 inches, 12.5 inches, 176 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Out of print. From the publisher: This lavish art book showcases an unprecedented collection of artworks spanning Earle's entire life as an artist -...

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Brian Froud, Froud, Brian, An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in, Very Fine, Sherman Oaks, CA, Imaginosis, 2005, 1st, 0974461202, 10.5 inches, 8 inches, 64 pages, color, Softcover, French wraps, English

Brian Froud's full color sketchbook from 2005. An illustrated bookplate signed by the artist is laid in. From the publisher: For the first time ever,...

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The Lost Frankenstein Pages
  $125.00
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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Good+ (uneven sunning to the spine, some spotting to the fore edge, mild wear, very flat, tight), Greencastle, PA, Apple Press, 1993, 1st, 0927203081, 11 inches, 8.25 inches, 48 pages, 44 full-page black & white illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A scarce, out-of-print collection of unpublished illustrations associated with Wrightson's legendary illustrated version of Frankenstein: preliminary...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good dustjacket (lightly rubbed spine ends and corners, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 5th, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright S. J. Perelman and artist-caricaturist Al Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The...

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S. J. Perelman, Al Hirschfeld, Perelman, S. J., Hirschfeld, Al, Near Fine in Very Good+ price-clipped dustjacket (spine ends and corners sharp, binding tight, covers and pages clea, Simon & Schuster, New York, 1948, 2nd, 8.8 inches, 6.75 inches, 159 pages, 43 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An account of humorist-playwright Perelman and artist-caricaturist Hirschfeld's real-life round-the-world cruise following a Broadway flop. The author...

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Boris, Book Two
  $60.00
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Mark A Feldman, Boris Vallejo, Feldman, Mark A, Vallejo, Boris, Near Fine (upper corner lightly bent, no dents, very flat, tight, clean), Anaconda Press, Silver Springs, MD, 1978, 1st, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 96 pages, 27 full-page color illustrations, 66 black & white illustrations, and 16 photos, softcover, wraps, English

Introduction by Philip Jose Farmer. This slick prozine volume displays a wide variety of Boris' work: humorous illustrations, romance and science fiction...

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Jazz Graphics: David Stone Martin
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Manek Daver, David Stone Martin, Daver, Manek, Martin, David Stone, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (very slight shelfwear, very flat, tight, clean), Graphic-sha Publishing, Tokyo, 1991, 1st, 11.75 inches, 9 inches, 160 pages, over 250 color and black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps

The only book on this illustrator and record album cover artist. All the text is in both English and Japanese. A very sharp copy of a hard to find...

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Al Jaffee, Jaffee, Al, Includes a limited edition illustrated bookplate signed by Al Jaffee, Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, San Francisco, Chronicle Books, 2011, 1st, 9781452185576, 12.75 inches, 9.75 inches, 832 pages, over 820 color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, cloth, English

Includes a limited edition illustrated bookplate signed by Al Jaffee! 410 fold-ins, every one from the beginning through 2010! From the...


Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (spine ends and corners rubbed with white peeking through, covers lightly rubbed and scuffed, interior bright and clean), New York, Epic, 1992, 1st, 0871358344, 11.7 inches, 10.6 inches, 92 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The 1992 English language edition of Chroniques Metalliques (with better reproduction than the current Humanoides edition). An excellent collection of over...

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Jose Luiz Benicio, Benicio, Jose Luiz, Fine, issued without dustjacket, Brandstudio and Reference Press, Astoria, 2010, 1st, 12.5 inches, 8.75 inches, 48 pages, color and black & white illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards

Benicio's style is reminiscent of McGinnis with a splash of Aslan. A great introduction to a great artist and a nice addition to your mid-century pulp art...

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Show Business is No Business
  $60.00
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Al Hirschfeld, Hirschfeld, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good dustjacket (the book is age toned, but very sound, corners sharp, spine sound, dustjacket is worn with chips, pieces missing), Simon & Schuster, New York, 1951, 1st, 8.75 inches, 6.75 inches, xiii, 142 pages, 82 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

Lively witty essays on the theatre written & illustrated by Hirschfeld. Hirschfeld describes the world he knows so well in eleven chapters: Theatres,...

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Do Re Mi
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Garson Kanin, Al Hirschfeld, Kanin, Garson, Hirschfeld, Al, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (mild wear to lower corners, dustjacket edgeworn, spine sunned), Little Brown, Boston, 1955, 1st, 7.75 inches, 5.25 inches, 90 pages, 29 two-color illustrations, hardcover, cloth spine, English

A Runyonesque novel of gangland and Broadway (by the writer of Born Yesterday and other films and books) with 29 wonderful two-color illustrations by...

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Heinz Huber, Ronald Searle, Huber, Heinz, Searle, Ronald, Very Good+ in Very Good price-clipped dustjacket (boards very slightly bowed, two light stains to foreedge, dustjacket edgeworn and chipped), Viking, New York, 1966, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.9 inches, 190 pages, 150 illustrations, 11 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

"Germany from the inside and out." This book is divided into two parts: the first half is an examination of Germany and its history by Huber and...

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Heinz Huber, Ronald Searle, Huber, Heinz, Searle, Ronald, Near Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (rear board slightly bowed, dustjacket has a few small tears and some slight staining to the rear flap), Viking, New York, 1966, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.9 inches, 190 pages, 150 illustrations, 11 pages in color, hardcover, cloth, English

"Germany from the inside and out." This book is divided into two parts: the first half is an examination of Germany and its history by Huber and...

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Dave Stevens, Stevens, Dave, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Nevada City, 2008, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 288 pages, over 300 color illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

A beautiful copy of this career retrospective. It is sold-out in all editions and long out-of-print. From the publisher: Brush with Passion charts...

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The Student's Guide to Painting
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Jack Faragasso, Faragasso, Jack, Very Good in Good dustjacket (mild foxing on the endpapers and first and last pages, spine slightly cocked, otherwise a very sound copy, dustjacket missing pieces), North Light, Westport, CT, 1979, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 160 pages, 83 color and 53 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

"Here are the principles of painting and color as taught by Frank J. Reilly in his memorable teaching career at the Art Students League of New York." The...

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Robert Crumb, Crumb, Robert, Limited to 500 serial numbered copies signed by the gallery owner-publisher Alexander Acevedo, Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (book is slightly bowed, cloth at spine ends slightly pushed inward, small white paint mark on back cover, three corners very slightly pushed, small stain to fore edge, interior very solid and clean), Alexander Gallery, New York, 1993, 1st, 11.25 inches, 8.75 inches, 360 pages, black & white with 9 pages in color, hardcover, decorative cloth with an onlaid plate, English

This is a thick (360 page!) hardcover catalog for an extensive, wide-ranging exhibition of rare Crumb original art at the Alexander Gallery in New York...

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Opus, Vol. One
  $125.00
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Barry Windsor-Smith, Windsor-Smith, Barry, Fine in Near Fine dustjacket (light dustjacket wear), Fantagraphics, Seattle, 1999, 2nd, 11.25 inches, 8.8 inches, 176 pages, 66 color and 60 black & white illustrations, hardcover, cloth, English

An incredible collection of Barry Windsor-Smith artwork. Classic pieces and never-before-seen works, as well as sketches and in-progress drawings and...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, FPG Publishing, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994, 1st, 3.5 inches, 2.5 inches, 89 color illustrations, English

Wrightson created 89 new paintings for this trading card set. All 89 color cards have new original images, not pre-existing art! A complete 90 card...

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Innovari II
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Syd Mead, Mead, Syd, Near Fine, United States Steel, Pittsburgh, 1968, 1st, 9 inches, 11 inches, 30 pages, two-color illustrations, softcover, color wraps, English

A full color Syd Mead painting opens this rare booklet produced by United States Steel. "This is Innovari II. This completely new, five-passenger,...

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Daniel Zimmer, Saul Tepper, Zimmer, Daniel, Tepper, Saul, One of 100 numbered copies signed by the author, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket in Very Fine slipcase in publisher's shrinkwrap, Illustrated Press, St. Louis, 2020, 1st, 12.25 inches, 9.25 inches, 224 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

The Deluxe Edition limited to just 100 copies! It has a green cloth slipcase embossed with the artist's autograph in white ink, and a tipped-in color plate...

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Richard Corben, Corben, Richard, Limited to 500 copies, Very Good, issued without dustjacket (front cover is crunched at the top corner and the board has a half-inch tear otherwise Near Fine, other corners sharp, only light wear), Festival International de la Bande Dessinee, Angouleme, 2019, 1st, 13.75 inches, 10 inches, 160 pages, over 150 color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This 160-page volume limited to 500 copies was only sold as part of the deluxe Corben Coffret (composed of two volumes in a slipcase). There is almost no...

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Fusion
  $300.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Very Good+, issued without dustjacket (mild rubbing to the top of the spine with white board peeking thru, occasional mild rubbing to the covers, corners sharp, interior very sound), New York, Epic, 1995, 1st, 0785101551, 11.9 inches, 9.5 inches, 128 pages, over 200 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

An exceptional Moebius art book. Filled with over 200 color works made by Moebius between 1985 to 1995: posters, production designs, covers and...

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Cathy & Arnie Fenner, Frank Frazetta, Fenner, Cathy & Arnie, Frazetta, Frank, Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Underwood, Grass Valley, CA, 2001, 1st trade, 12.25 inches, 9.5 inches, 160 pages, 150 color illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This copy of Testament has a special limited edition bookplate reproducing a rare Frazetta comic strip "Sweet Adeline." The out-of-print and...

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Alex Nino, Nino, Alex, Fine (very flat, tight, clean), Warren, New York, 1980, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 76 pages, black & white, softcover, wraps, English

An all-Alex Nino issue collecting six classic stories from earlier issues: "A Boy and his Thing" (from Creepy #101, 1978) "Keep Kool" (from Creepy...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #214 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Near Fine (tiny bit of edgewear otherwise Very Fine), Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2006, 1st, 0974383848, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 50 black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

50 pages with 57 illustrations. Fantasy women, Edgar Rice Burroughs creatures and characters, dinosaurs, mural studies, Kong, a Willis O'Brien tribute,...

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William Stout, Stout, William, #64 of 950 copies signed by the artist, Very Fine, Pasadena, Terra Nova Press, 2011, 1st, 9780982867129, 11 inches, 8.5 inches, 48 pages, 60+ black & white illustrations, softcover, wraps, English

William Stout is an American illustrator, comic book artist and designer who has worked on several well-known projects including the films Wizards, Raiders...

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Berni Wrightson, Wrightson, Berni, Very Fine, Warren, New York, 1979, 1st, 11 inches, 8 inches, 68 pages, black & white, softcover, color wraps, English

The all-Wrightson issue with seven classic stories from the height of his career: The Muck Monster, Clarice, Cool Air, A Martian Saga, The Pepper Lake...

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Ralph Steadman, Steadman, Ralph, Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, in publisher's shrinkwrap, Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 2020, 9781797203003, 12.5 inches, 9.75 inches, 320 pages, over 400 color illustrations, Hardcover, boards, English

From the publisher: Ralph Steadman: A Life in Ink is the definitive career retrospective of this revered and provocative UK artist. Renowned for his...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gregory Weir-Quiton, Weir-Quiton, Gregory, 2020, 6 inches, 6 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Softcover, wraps, English

Here are 48 on-the-spot drawings--primarily portraits--created on the iPad. Gregory Weir-Quiton is a veteran Los Angeles-based illustrator with over 60...

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Very Fine, issued without dustjacket, Gregory Weir-Quiton, Weir-Quiton, Gregory, 2020, 6 inches, 6 inches, 48 pages, color illustrations, Hardcover, pictorial boards, English

Here are 48 on-the-spot drawings--primarily portraits--created on the iPad. Gregory Weir-Quiton is a veteran Los Angeles-based illustrator with over 60...

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Venise Celeste - First Printing
  $225.00
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Moebius (Jean Giraud), Moebius (Jean Giraud), Near Fine (bump to the bottom edge of the front board (cover), very light wear at the spine ends, otherwise very sharp, tight and clean) issued without dustjacket, Aedena, Paris, 1984, 1st, 12.2 inches, 9.75 inches, 104 pages, over 175 illustrations, about half in color, hardcover, pictorial boards, French

This was the first art book published by Moebius' own publishing company Aedena. For this book, Moebius collects his work based upon the locations he was...

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Luca Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Aldo di Gennaro, Crova, Adolfo Castelli, Mino Milani, Luca, di Gennaro, Aldo, Near Fine (3/8" scrape marring the back cover, otherwise only light cover wear, very flat, tight, clean), Florence, Glamour International, 2001, 8.25 inches, 6.325 inches, 304 pages, profusely illustrated in black & white with 160 pages in color, Softcover, French wraps, Italian

Glamour International needed a triple-length book to encompass the career of Aldo di Gennaro, one of Italy's most prolific and multitalented artists....

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Frank Frazetta, Frazetta, Frank, Limited edition signed by J. David Spurlock and Frank Frazetta Jr., Small bump to the top of the spine otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine slipcase, Lakewood, Vanguard, 2020, 1st, 978-1-934331-82-8, 14.75 inches, 10.5 inches, 136 pages, over 200 color and black & white illustrations, hardcover, pictorial boards, English

This is the first monograph devoted to Frazetta paintings since 2003 and Icon, Legacy and Testament. This deluxe first edition, limited to 1500 copies,...


Peter Ellenshaw, Ellenshaw, Peter, Small ripples to covers otherwise Very Fine in Very Fine dustjacket, Camphor Tree Publishers, Santa Clarita, 2003, 1st, 11.25 inches, 11.25 inches, 334 pages, over 900 color and black & white illustrations and photographs, Hardcover, cloth spine, pictorial boards, English

A profusely illustrated career retrospective and autobiography of Peter Ellenshaw. His career at Disney is covered extensively with never before seen art...

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